Subseries REXW-MIL-04 - Millwrights

"J. Bryant" "An historic place" "Messrs. Hunt Brothers." "The curve of the sail. Thompson in his yard " "Tom Hunt aloft" "Fixing the chain. View from the lower end of the sail" "Riding the 'magic sail'" "Merry work. The back has just touched the ground'" "We arrived at Mere Mill'" "Fixing the bolts" "View from wind-shaft of Mere Mill looking towards Ely Cathedral. The sail shown has no 'gor... "The fenland’s story famed. View from Mere Mill with Soham church visible 2 miles away" "Handing the sail into position" "At Burwell. First stage of hauling" "Burwell. A blend of Saxon, Norman – the church tower – and the ancient craft of the millwri... "Soham. Second stage more advanced. The haulers are partly hidden by the ‘drug’" "Soham. Starting to pull the Back round" "A sail is now pulled up and bolted to the back. The first bolt is being fixed" "Popham’s Eau with Big Betty in the distance. View from Nordelph, August 1929"

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